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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1997;40(7):1538-1541.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Struma Ovarii.
Jong Sung Park, Mi Lyong Kim, Ho Ju Youn, Hyum Ah Jun, Jau Gu Jong
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Struma ovarii is a highly specilized form of mature cystic teratoma of the ovary. It is extremely rare and accounts for only 2.7% of all ovarian teratomas. When thyroid tissue constitutes more than 50% of the tumor, it is usually called a struma ovarii. We reproted a case of struma ovarii and review the literature concerning this tumor briefly.
Key Words: Cystic teratoma, Struma ovarii


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